The median annual salary for a Junior Programmer was £28,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Programmer
UK
Rank 838 917 935
Rank change year-on-year +79 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 19 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.031% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 24
Median salary £28,250 £26,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.65% +10.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,750 £29,550
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Junior Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Programmer in the UK

Junior Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Programmer.

Salary trend for Junior Programmer in the UK

Junior Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Programmer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Programmer in the UK

Junior Programmer
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +91 19 £28,250 +6.60% 2
London +64 5 £35,000 -6.66% 2
South West - 5 £27,000 -
South East +58 4 £38,250 +41.66%
Cheshire +7 4 £20,000 -
North West -15 4 £20,000 -
Runcorn 0 3 £20,000 -
City of London +52 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Bath - 2 £23,250 -
Crawley - 2 £50,000 -
Bristol - 2 £32,500 -
Somerset - 2 £23,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £25,000 +4.16%
Milton Keynes +4 1 £25,000 +4.16%
Chester - 1 £20,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £30,000 -
Leeds - 1 £31,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £31,500 -
Surrey - 1 £26,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £31,500 -

Junior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Junior Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Junior Programmer in the job title.

1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) .NET
4 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 7 (22.58%) Degree
6 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) MVC
7 6 (19.35%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) C++
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
9 4 (12.90%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (12.90%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
9 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 3 (9.68%) CSS
10 3 (9.68%) OO
10 3 (9.68%) C
10 3 (9.68%) jQuery
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (6.45%) Scala
11 2 (6.45%) XMPie
11 2 (6.45%) iPad
11 2 (6.45%) Clojure
11 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
11 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio

Junior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
6 2 (6.45%) REST
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) JSF
7 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.23%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.90%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (12.90%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Programming
5 2 (6.45%) Microservices
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Code Coverage
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) Robotic Process Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) C
5 2 (6.45%) Clojure
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) Fortran
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) R
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) XMPie
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
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